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WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible progress toward a congressional compromise on emergency funding to battle the virus. "In a public health emergency, speed is critical. A day, a week, a month can make all of the difference," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told...

Updated at 7:11 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...

Updated at 6:59 PM

WACO, Texas (AP) " The Latest on Baylor University's demotion of its president and firing of its football coach amid criticism of the school's handling of sexual assault complaints involving players (all times local): 3 p.m. An...

Updated at 6:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least three emails never seen before "...

Updated at 6:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a...

Updated at 6:48 PM

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) " Tejas Muthusamy knew he was in trouble. The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee were already off to an agonizing start Thursday, with 20 out of 40 spellers hearing the dreaded bell before Tejas stepped to the...

Updated at 6:38 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " John Trandem wanted to be the delegate who would put Donald Trump over the top, giving him enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. But when he was contacted by an Associated Press reporter, the...

Updated at 6:34 PM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " With a triumphant pile of delegates in hand, Republican Donald Trump on Thursday claimed support from "almost everybody" in his party and turned his attention to his likely Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton,...

Updated at 5:08 PM

LE HAVRE, France (AP) " The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local): 8 p.m. France's public electricity provider EDF says that nearly 15 percent of its national workforce has taken part in a strike to demand that the...

Updated at 5:07 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) " Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The board of...

Updated at 4:59 PM

Microsoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe. The giant tech companies say they helped design the high-speed cable...

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